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george gunn's jarvis jedi imp

Postby leeboy44 » Mon Jul 19, 2010 8:41 pm

hi guys

well what can i say ive had the pleasure of doing work on george gunns jarvis jedi imp

what a tool i cant believe how light it is!!
we have had the job of mounting the hayabusa engine in the car and making the exhaust

ive taken loads of photos of it before and afters

will keep you posted

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Re: george gunn's jarvis jedi imp

Postby ImpManiac » Mon Jul 19, 2010 9:33 pm

I want a spaceframe Imp... The bank manager says no, though... :x

Mine would have to be a Maguire rep, though. Gorgeousness in race car form! :P

EDIT - Your Jarvis spaceframe is rather lovely too! :mrgreen:

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Re: george gunn's jarvis jedi imp

Postby leeboy44 » Tue Jul 20, 2010 6:00 am

dam banks :D
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Re: george gunn's jarvis jedi imp

Postby leeboy44 » Tue Jul 20, 2010 8:31 pm

how do you post photos ???
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Re: george gunn's jarvis jedi imp

Postby big J » Tue Jul 20, 2010 10:32 pm

Lee,I find the easiest way with a photobucket account.
Upload pics to photobucket
Click on the selected photo.
A wee board thing with 4 things in it will drop down.
Click the bottom one,it will go a colour.
Right click,that saves it.
Come back here,click then right click,that inserts the picture.
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Re: george gunn's jarvis jedi imp

Postby Dave ' Linwood ' Lane » Tue Jul 20, 2010 10:34 pm

Il do it for you :)
Edit , now removed the piccys as not what was required
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Re: jarvis jedi imp

Postby Megapin » Wed Jul 21, 2010 6:46 am

I believe that panel set is the set I have just bought
from Tim Duffee in Tim's workshop.
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Re: george gunn's jarvis jedi imp

Postby leeboy44 » Wed Jul 21, 2010 8:36 am

there not the photos i wanted to put up
ive taken photos of the yellow car thats in my workshop
ive put the new engine in and starting work on the exhaust

i will try and get photos asap

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Re: jarvis jedi imp

Postby leeboy44 » Wed Jul 21, 2010 11:04 am

Megapin wrote:I believe that panel set is the set I have just bought
from Tim Duffee in Tim's workshop.


have you had the shell yet ?? do you like it ?

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Re: george gunn's jarvis jedi imp

Postby big J » Wed Jul 21, 2010 11:21 pm

Lee sent me some pics,I doubt they'll come out in order,but here goes-
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Re: george gunn's jarvis jedi imp

Postby big J » Wed Jul 21, 2010 11:26 pm

Some more-
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Re: george gunn's jarvis jedi imp

Postby big J » Wed Jul 21, 2010 11:29 pm

There we go,I'll put them in the spaceframes thread as well.

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Re: george gunn's jarvis jedi imp

Postby gunarone » Sat Jul 24, 2010 8:11 pm

I would like to take this oppurtunity to thank Lee and he's colleuges for the exceptional high quality of work they carried out on my car, they worked long hours to carry out deadlines. and gave daily reports in high detail of work carried out, also he gave valuable advise on bits and pieces that required attention. Lee will look after all your needs to a very high standard, I will certainly return to him in the future even if it does mean a 1200 mile round trip!! :D :D :D

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Re: george gunn's jarvis jedi imp

Postby big J » Sat Jul 24, 2010 8:24 pm

Gaunyirsel George,fair play.
Howsabout sticking a post up on the spaceframes thread about the car-history,successes and all that?
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Re: george gunn's jarvis jedi imp

Postby leeboy44 » Sat Jul 24, 2010 10:33 pm

george it was a great pleasure working on your car i'm not going to lie but it was also a task knowing we only had a week :o
i would like to take the time to say a huge thank you for letting us do the work on the car and just confirm that this is a lovely car, well put together, light and strong.
i wish you all the best with the car and will be on the phone any time of the day for you to call. i cant wait to fly up to see this car on the track!!

i hope all the photos ive taken help anyone that is building or thinking of building a car help
anyone is more then welcome to call / email me for any information any time we are always here to help

thanks again george

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Re: george gunn's jarvis jedi imp

Postby cam94bus » Tue Nov 23, 2010 7:16 pm

i am off to see this jedi imp at the end of the week, cant wait :D, geoege lives in the same village as me and he is a friend of my dads. i think this is going to be an amazin imp
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Re: george gunn's jarvis jedi imp

Postby leeboy44 » Wed Nov 24, 2010 10:22 am

its a great car and its in good hands
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Re: george gunn's jarvis jedi imp

Postby andy9391 » Wed Jun 26, 2013 12:06 pm

Hi, I'm newbie but have frabrication skilland also building a workshop.
I am looking at the possibility of building a spaceframed imp (for track days to start)and was wondering if there were plans or someone who would let me take mesurements from there car.
And also where to get a fiberglass body shell from.
Any help and advice would be greatfull.

manty thanks

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Re: george gunn's jarvis jedi imp

Postby The Nun » Wed Jun 26, 2013 1:07 pm

Often wondered about these, which item belongs to an IMP then?
Not really IMPs at all are they?
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Re: george gunn's jarvis jedi imp

Postby SimonBenoy » Wed Jun 26, 2013 7:24 pm

Well mine had Imp engine, gearbox, suspension, rack, rear brakes, driveshafts, shape etc. :wink:
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Re: george gunn's jarvis jedi imp

Postby The Nun » Thu Jun 27, 2013 7:43 am

Ahh then I can see in your case its ok, but to call a space frame an IMP when it only has a face that has a sort of resemblance is not right is it, bit like fit a Rolls Royce windscreen then it becomes a Rolls Royce.
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Re: george gunn's jarvis jedi imp

Postby skamanfrank » Thu Jun 27, 2013 2:34 pm

It's not supposed to be an imp though is it. It's supposed to be a silhouette racer as per "back in the day" of the super saloons. It's supposed to be a bl***y quick race car that bares some sort of resemblance to it's namesake
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Re: george gunn's jarvis jedi imp

Postby colin rooney » Thu Jun 27, 2013 7:48 pm

most of the special saloon imp/stilettos used imp suspensions all the Maguire cars did as did the rawlson chassis cars

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Re: george gunn's jarvis jedi imp

Postby ImpRookie » Thu Jul 04, 2013 4:50 pm

Lovely little car, What is the plan with it? what kind of events or what regs has it been built to?
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Re: george gunn's jarvis jedi imp

Postby 19James » Fri Jul 05, 2013 9:19 am

SimonBenoy wrote:Well mine had Imp engine

That's not what those bikers thought at Santa Pod after you launched the Imp off the line :wink: :lol:
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Re: george gunn's jarvis jedi imp

Postby driftwood » Sat Feb 21, 2015 11:45 pm

The Bob Jarvis Stilleto was one of 2 cars built by Ray race cars they had Imp engines in them hewland gearbox
Later the Imp was replaced with a Ford motor and the car went up a couple of classes.
The other Ray stiletto was later converted to a sports car with Vauxhall xe engine to race in the Supersports series late 1990s
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Re: george gunn's jarvis jedi imp

Postby colin rooney » Thu Mar 26, 2015 5:00 pm

driftwood wrote:The Bob Jarvis Stilleto was one of 2 cars built by Ray race cars they had Imp engines in them hewland gearbox
Later the Imp was replaced with a Ford motor and the car went up a couple of classes.
The other Ray stiletto was later converted to a sports car with Vauxhall xe engine to race in the Suersports series late 1990s


so 1 of them was pat mannions car do u know which 1 and where it is now
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Re: george gunn's jarvis jedi imp

Postby driftwood » Tue Nov 17, 2015 11:05 pm

Pats car is the one converted to the Supersports car.It was originally built by Mike Law and he ran Pat in the car then Pat bought it.
Later the car was owned by the 2 Imp racers one lived in Billingshurst ( names escape me at present) and they later they converted
the car to the open top sports car with Vauxhall engine for Supersports.
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